James K. Cox Collection, ca. 1908-1940

(Manuscript Collection #1110)

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  • Box 1
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    • Folder a  (4 items digitized)
      • North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC Photographic print. Black and White. 5" x 3.5", ca. 1940  (item #5)
        picture is taken from Dal Cox’s Esso service station. The L. Mernest Construction Company building is visible on the far right side.
      • North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC Photographic print. Black and White. 5"x 3.5", ca. 1940  (item #6)
        Three men are standing underneath a Carolina Ice Cream sign at Dal Cox’s Esso service station.
      • North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC. Photographic print. Black and White. 5" x 3.5", ca. 1940  (item #7)
        Large billboard on the right side of the street along with homes along the left side. People and cars are visible further down the road.
      • North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC. Photographic print. Black and White. 5"x 3.5", ca. 1940  (item #8)
        Dal Cox’s Esso service station during the flood. People are visible under the carport.
      • North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC. Photographic print. Black and White. 5" x 3.5", ca. 1940  (item #9)
        Photo taken from the back of a pickup truck. Directly in the front is a "Danger High Water" sign. People can be seen standing in the water throughout the street. On the right side, a pickup truck is driving through the street with men sitting in the back.
      • North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC. Photographic print. Black and White. 5" x 3.5", ca. 1940  (item #10)
        Picture is taken next to Dal Cox’s Esso service station gas tank. Left bottom corner is faded.
      • North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC. Photographic print. Black and White. 5" x 3.5", ca. 1940  (item #11)
        Photo taken from across the street of the right corner of Dal Cox’s Esso service station. Large groups of people shown around the service station, and numerous cars parked in front.
      • Inside of the downtown fire station. Greenville Photographic print. Black and White. 6" x 9", ca. 1908  (item #12)
        Two fire trucks sitting on the inside of the station. The fire truck on the left has two men in the front seat and the fire truck on the right has one man in the driver's seat. On the wall is a large sign listing local fire phone numbers corresponding to specific street intersections.
      • Farmers Consolidated Tobacco Company members, Greenville, NC. Photographic print. Black and White. 10" x 8", ca. 1908  (item #13)
        The ten members of the company are listed on the back of the photograph in order from left to right: J. Marshall Cox, A. A. Forbes, Jr., O. L. Joyner-President, B. B. Sugg-member of the Board of Trustees, W. H. Dail, Jr.-Secretary, R.J. Cobb-Treasurer, J. J. Turrough(?), Thad R. Hodges-Vice President, E. E. Dail, Sam Joyner.
      • North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC.
        North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC. Black and White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1p., ca. 1940. Image faces the east side of Dal Cox’s Esso service station. Water from the flood is seen on the left side of the image along with a Pepsi sign and a white picket fence in the background.
      • North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC
        North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC. Photographic print. Black and White. 5" x 3.5", ca. 1940. Shows the front right corner of Dal Cox’s Esso service station. Floodwater is covering the street in front of the store. Two pickup trucks are visible along with people gathered under the carport.
      • North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC
        North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC. Photographic print. Black and White. 5" x 3.5", ca. 1940. Depicts the left side of Dal Cox’s Esso service station during the flood. Three young boys are standing directly in the front of the picture with a large group of people gathered under the carport. On the far right corner, a car with people in the back is also visible.
      • North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC
        North Greene Street flood, Greenville, NC Photographic print. Black and White. 5" x 3.5", ca. 1940. The entire street is visible along with Dal Cox’s Esso service station in the far right corner. The L. M. Ernest Construction Company building is visible directly to the left of the station. People are seen standing all along the street.

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